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    September 24, 2012
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suggests there could be a problem. >> this is the sixth panda cub die at the zoo sie the 1980's. they try to provide oxygen and perform cpr. she was pronounced dead before 10:30 in the morning. keeping a 24-hour watch on the cup's mother. the panda is demonstrating r -- we think it natural motherly and state. the mother was a good mother. is nurturing and gentle. they do not think she crushed the cup. people were to -- people were crushed by the loss. >> we heard about what happened. we are sad. sad. was when the baby died. >> it was a sad case. havee panda was found to
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her abdomen. it is another abnormality. the final report on her death is about two weeks. >> thank you. the panda is 14 years old. she has had five false pregnancy since 2007. officials have not talked about haveer they will insemination. >> the condition of the high students struck by a cruiser friday night is improvement. still trying to figure out how the accident happens. -- happened. reaction from the school today. >> the accident happened out here. it is the only street that runs into and out of the school. the cruiser struck the 15-year- old as her friends watched,
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horrified. a get well banner was made today for well--year-old wishers to sign. she was struck by a montgomery police cruiser responding outsideal fights just the school. was following a friday night football game. her friends were walking with her when she wastruck. hit.e got she went 10 feet in the air. >> i think they did not know she was there. it was devastating. >> school officials say the out 30 minutes after game ended. police responded, sending 11 the scene. >> once this girl was injured was a cruiser involved
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in the collision, our resources attention went to that event. a 10th grader is described an outgoing girl. a principal has been talking to her mother by phone. >> she is up out of bed. she is sitting up bright, alert, family,with friends and doing well. is janaya hasws upgraded to stable condition. investigating the accident. no arrests were made in fight afterith the the football game. >> thank you. six people in montgomery county were taken to the hospital a school bus crash this morning. we were out of the scene of the happened at maryland avenue around 830. children for it -- from the bus were hospitalized. s serious, but not life- spreading injuries.
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in the other car, also minor injuries. recovering after eating bad apples. to thes were taken they had aner allergic reaction. the department of health came the air quality to rule out other potential hazards. those came back at normal. they are expected to recover. >> to the weather. it is officially fall now. >> as of today. it, did not?ke >> it did. will the temperatures stick week. for the that is the question. bob ryan has the forecast for us. also legally fall. a beautiful day today. look at the blue sky. our temperatures today, right at home in the middle of october ofher than the middle september. i want to show you to confirm radar withthing on
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of miles of us. only clouds, but and the raindrops. our temperature. current temperature washington and hagerstown. 65. tomorrow morning, you people in be in the 40's. 45 in frederick this morning. mildolks in annapolis, a day, 54e of the degrees. heading up to school tomorrow morning, remittance for the youngsters. degrees. low spots will be in the 40's. few spots ine a the high 30's. outdoor recess kind of day. by tomorrow afternoon, will be into the 70's. there are changes coming up. i will tell you about all the s little -- later on in .he >> the deadly shooting.
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this man was admitted in good to -- good condition. officials will not say why he was admitted to the hospital. a sentence for the shooting in 2009. >> glenmont change -- the gun law could be changing. >> right now in d.c., no one has or event to have a gun car, anywhereir home, unless they are security or law enforcement. what about visitors to the city here and who are new that?o not know a bill was introduced to possibly decriminalized some of cases. >> i have a record now. yearsn lived in d.c. five ago. moved from mississippi.
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he had no criminal record. >> i was in d.c. for two hours before i got pulled over. the police spotted four a boss -- spotted a box of bullets. he got five days in jail and a misdemeanor and on his record. there is a hearing today that y give non-resident a break. >> to a fat -- to find a person than put them through to fine a person than put them through a criminal proceeding. is unwise tot down a slope where gun onenses and others wind up sort of process. >> he said prosecutors do not have to charge now. among those testifying it does not go far enough was the man
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d.c. court case that arouse d.c. residents to a gun in the home. >> it is a micro step in the direction. details these days. retell these days. something inld be for something like this. >> the bill would apply to not havely who do criminal records and do not have cases connected to thgun or bullet case. reporting live, abc 7 news. >> thank you. let's talk about something we can all complain about. fans andfootball pla casual, as well. >> the referee is continue to a stir with their calls and lack of calls. tell it like it is. >> i will sit here and complain.
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some on twitter we could not review on air. -- view on air. the meetings broke off without any real progress. r issues about salary, benefits still remain. the collective from fans and players alike. review, -- upon further refs' need to be replaced. >> they are not doing a very good job. >> it is not just the fans. players and coaches have had enough. yesterday's game did nothing too, the criticism. aboutill not say anything that. you saw it. >> the players union has sent a to urge them to end the lockout. put out a big campaign about
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safety, concussions, and u have these types of games going on. it feels like there might be some double talking. mike the players consider a boycott? >> i will not do that. to much at stake to go out and do that. >> this call negated a touchdown. and a 20-yard unsportsmanlike penalty. no matter who is making the calls -- >> we are addicted to football. waited all summer for it back.e have to to do what you do. a very public outbursts from assistant coast about the replacement refs. town.as the talk of the that coming up in sports. there you go.
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help chip in and pay a fine. [laughter] >> we will see you soon. >> get out of here. next, a tragic car way to school this morning. of a highhe life school student. >> a breakthrough in the fight breast cancer. >> the "dancing with the stars all starts will be hitting the for the first time. >> what is the difference between the madonna concert the verizon center game?e nats playoff now, you can only take the game?e nats playoff i'm barack obama, and i approve this message.
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christie: i do the laundry, i pay the bills, i make sure my kids are fed and rested and healthy. female vo: moms like christie would be stretched even more under mitt romney. to fund his tax cuts for millionaires, romney could take away middle class deductions for child care, home mortgages, and college tuition. christie: mitt romney, he's so focused on big business and tax cuts for the wealthyhy.. it seems like his answers to middle-class america are just...tough...tough luck.
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>> the baseball playoffs start next week. a washington team will still be playing. the good news. but for fans planning to go, still up inon is the air. >> live with the look of process and how other handle the metro overtime costs. >> in about five hours, madonna
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stage at thee center behind me. when that show is done, concert- to theo gobe metro because the verizon center is paying to keep the trains running an hour late. the nats will be in the playoffs if the trend know should the game golan. -- go long. >> i love the nationals. i am excited about it. >> no word if the metro will be open if the pc it -- if the games go long. need as many fans as we can. they need the public transportation. to get that worked out. >> we will have a full house here. getting it done can cost $30 -- $30,000 an hour. the verizon center is paying to
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the system open late term mcdonnell's concert last night and tonight. city -- city leaders promise it will be worked out. no deal yet. >> we will find a solution. everybody is able to cut trade a bit, then everything will be done. -- if everybody is able to contribute a little bit, and everything will be done. you do not get to find out who wins. >> it would be a long walk back springfld. can you take a bus? >> we may have to work into that whole seven on your side shuttle thing. we talked to representatives the city and the team today. say discussions are ongoing. point, no agreement. getting closer and closer.
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just three more home games left post-season begins. >> thank you. the prince george's county becauseepartment cause it's speed program a success. fatalities there are down and going slower through the schools on. there are about 300 public schools and 125 either have or d a mobile speed camera since last september. the cameras is to a $45 ticket going 12 miles an hour over e speed limit. >> southern california wildfire growing. more discretion in its wake. -- destruction in its wake. has burned more than 2,000 acres. it has prompted mandatory evacuation across the county. it is only 10% contained at this point. not good news. >> they have had a terrible
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smoke for days on end. some clouds coming in there. are.we >> it is fall officially. are.re we >> nights and crisp and sunny. >> it is october. previewve you a climate every once in awhile. [laughter] however tideober, is 70 degrees. is still in the mid high 70's. what a cool and chilly morning. the races up and down the potomac. cloud in sight. our temperatures outside right now is 68 degrees. exactly average. degrees for october 12. there has been a problem with stern weather satellite. it started yesterday. this is from the orbiting , the nasa satellite. is how we look a bit
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earlier. see the clouds that have dissipated. you can -- this is earlier this afternoon. look at our current temperature. 68 in washington. folks up in hagerstown, 65. there could be sunspots' waking likemorrow morning perhaps as low as 49 degrees. it is beginning to be met in time. look at the dew point. is a measure of how well it may fall. 32 out in winchester. 37 in winchester. 61 degrees. in burlington. we will see a change as the more south and southwest. snippets we have been able satellite.rom the on.ill get more later w you the western view.
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meanwhile, overnight tonight, as the overnight hours, temperatures will tumble. morning, 6:00 in the morning, our temperatures right washington, 53. look at all of the 40's out to our west. these are on the high side. if you are in manassas, at the morning low temperature -- morning low 49perature to be about degrees. afternoon, we get a southerly wind and morning air comes in. n outdoor recess of a once again. temperatures will rise in some spots 30 degrees. whether this box will come our way. bring clouds and a showers. light nothing nasty. but a chance of showers. certainly, not tonight. this evening, it will be chilly by 9:00, 10:00. temperatures in the low to mid
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50's. a light wind. waking up and heading out to work and heading to school morning, downright chilly. degrees in some of the really chilly areas. the sunrise, 7:00 in the morning. outh out for the youngsters stop. bus sunshine tomorrow. warmer as the winds from the to southwest boosts the the 70tures rapidly into pauses. the middlelater into the week, while it will be warmer, there is a chance of showers. any showers right now will be .ight we have everything up there 24-7 a sunset i took on the equinoxes. >> oh, nice. we will have to take a look at that. >> i stood on my head because it possible to stand on your head. >> now i want to see this.
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[laughter] thank you. it is premiere week on abc. we are so excited. tonight, it is the "dancing with stars" all stars. >> they will be performing the choctaw and the fox-trot. >> hello. the stars are getting ready to take the dance floor yet again. rehearsals are already under the south stage behind me. "dancing with the stars" will be one of the toughest competitions we have seen. let the battle began. the best of the best. returning to kick up their heels again for "dancing with the " all starts. around, winners from past seasons are competing against just short of the
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trophy. have nothing to lose. i plan on taking home the trophy again. this time, i will have to beat other champions, five other up's, and fan favorites. anderson, christie alley. this time, most of the contestants expect a few curve balls. those judges are going 10 times us to be better than we were the last time. in one surprise move, fans sabrina. >> anything could happen. >> they are bringing their a game. >> i am a daredevil. i can do this. >> "dancing with the stars" all
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up with apicking couple music performances. just as bieber will be performing on the stage behind me tonight. fun out there. >> thank you. this two-hour "dancing with is at 8:00 tonight. the stars will be live tweeting watching the premiers. you can see them on our website. >> just a beeper -- justin bieber. who was the real winner at last night's and me? just who will benefit the most. >> i think when i work here, -- >> times have changed. againre about to change
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a local landmark. this 83-year-old institution is being pushed out. a recall of peanut butter. [ male announcer ] this is america's manufacturing when president obama took office. this is china's. under obama, we've lost over half a million manufacturing jobs and for the first time, china's beating us. seven times obama could've stopped china's cheating. seven times he refused. it's time to stand up to the cheaters, and make sure we protect jobs for the american people. [ male announcer ] barack obama: failing to stop cheang. failing american workers. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message.
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>> a new credit card rule that at home parents. the rule is expected to be e coming months to
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make it easier for people without personal income to for credit cards under household income. stay at home parents have a hard time getting their own credit-card under the current law. millions of discover customers d get a refund. it charged customers to buy ads or sign them up without their consent. fin and have to pay refund. >> a chain is recalling peanut has been linked to salmonella in 18 cents. trader joe's creamy salted in the butter. people are being warned to not eat peanut butter. trader joe's has removed it from their cells. coming up here, a high school
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students the pill?g after that story is next. >> a high schooler guys on his way to school this morning. we will tell
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>> >> you are watching abc 7 news at 11:00. on your side. >> the three teenagers were on the road this morning car crashed, killing teen and sending the other to the hospital. >> tragic is exactly this. this is where it all happened early this morning. take a look. this memorial has been growing. from liberty high school, people here throughout the afternoon. high schoolers are coming in as we speak.
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we will tell you exactly what happened. -- 16-year-ear-old heflin. he was on his way to school this morning. s sister andhi another teenager. of control, out road, and slammed into a tree. heflin was killed at the scene. sister had to be medevaced from the scene. liberty high school is just from where the accident took place. the news was announced to many t about midday today. his friends have been hurting ever since. know he has no regrets about anything. >> [indiscernible]
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>> as you will see in the next moments, they make their toward the spot -- a place heflin lost his life. had a twitter page. it said, young and reckless. he lived his life that way and be very happy with a life he lived. more tragic for , not onlycular family is his sister in critical condition, but they also lost an couple of years ago. is all their parents had, those three kids. a rough couple of years for that family. abc 7 news. >> thank you. a time for a look at the de's
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other stories. and national zoo in washington, died.a cub abnormalities in the cub's were found. they heard distressed noises from the enclosure. >> a high school is rallying a 15-year-old, janaya richards, who was hit last police -- by a cruiser. bannerssmates made a to the hospital room tonight. >> fans are still talking about calls and lack of calls from the referees this weekend. redskins offensive coordinator s penalized yesterday after a g call.n >> an interview with caroline kennedy.
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i talked to diane sawyer about interview.ve >> hello. good evening. you have presidents past and withnt for us, beginning from caroline kennedy. >> tonight, we will play some of amazing hidden tate's -- of the kennedy presidency. you can hear it all as he turns to the child on his knees. >> i understand the current d the first lady by and you have a first "theat what happened on view." you never know what will happen there. >> it is just moments now as we you. it to you for your time. you can watch those stories on "world news."
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>> the morning after pill is now offered at 13 new york high school. it is to curb unplanned teen pregnancies. some students say it is a bad pett. a others believe it will prevent pregnancies. >> hour traffic situation. >> we have a busy monday. jim on 95 south. an earlier crash on the left shoulder. had police activity, also south capitol street. travel lanes are open. beltway.the on new hampshire ave.
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germantown past the camera here. is the latest. you.to good one. up, a medical breakthrough that gives even of breast cancer -- breast cancer. >> forget about "madmen. emmy.and" wins the anncr: their dishonest ads are everywhere. a west virginia casino spending a fortune... to s stop question seven. they don't want competition. the e washington post wrote the casino behind the ads is... "most concerned with its own bottom line." and the baltimore sun says it "doesn't have maryland... taxpayers' interests at heart." so when you see these ads remember... they're about what's good for west virginia's casino... not maryland. vote for maryland jobs and schools.
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vote for question seven.
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trade has to wk for america. that means crack down on cheaters like china, it means open up new markets. next, we've got to balance the budget. you've got to cut the deficit. you've got to stop spending more money than we take in. and finally, champion small business. have tax policies, regulations, and heahcare policies that help small business. we put those in place; we'll add twelve million new jobs in four years.
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i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >> let's talk about the emmys last night. >> the biggest winner in all of this. winner isgest showtime. will have to subscribe to what they are talking about. "homeland" now holds the golden emmy for best dramatic series. everyone is talking about it but you have seen it. >> you do not know what you are doing. i am one of those pesky
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brits. >> this actor plays a marine. hero.urns a secret surveillance is anotherd to prevent 9/11. >> the idea for the show comes from the israeli series "prisoners of war." the now award-winning drama begins its second season as the have heard about but few have seen. this week at the movies, "end "the houseeat out at the end of the street."
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national harbour. you ask about jimmy kimmel, i think they are grooming him to the oscars. >> i think he is ready. send him out. >> thank you. see you later. >> coming up next, montgomery county landmark has forced -- d to close up shop. county landmark has forced -- d to close up shop.
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big news tonight in the fight against breast cancer. k nearly 40,000 women last year. >> looking at the genetic causes could lead toer treatments. >> some experts are calling this step forward. a focus on the genetic origin of than these rather body, it could change the way certain types of cancer could be treated.
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a breakthrough new study could treatorm the way doctors breast cancer. >> this is a very important road that go wrong.s >> 825 breast cancer tumors were analyzed and it was found there four distinct genetic types of the disease. the treatment could be the same cancer as other shared with abnormalities. much like ovarian retake much like ovarian cancer. ovarian is much like cancer. >> it is going to give us a lot of information we will use to cancer better and have better cancer treatment. >> doctors caution there is long road to go. >> is like the maps that have
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the cities, but it does not the roads and bridges and stop signs. lot we have to do to connect the dots. >> i find the study exciting. beforegoing to be years the t impacts. >> clinical trials will have to on.waited >> a new study links certain with bowel disease in children. it could be because of jobs like penicillin. those exposed had an 84% higher developing inflammatory bowel disease. to this. a big surprise tonight. and the gold medalist said she
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competing onwhile beach volleyball. she is 11 weeks along. medical experts say the pregnancy was really early game and there was virtually zero risk of harm. she and her husband have two sons, a three year-old and a -year-old. go.ay to >> congratulations. >> let's see what is coming up on abc 7. gordon? >> tonight at 6:00, pepco is again.rilled it allows companies to charge customers. response to customers, who are not happy. also, the fight for women's vote. the obama and on the campaigns undecided to reach voters in virginia. breaking news,
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if any, at 6:00. >> our pleasure, gordon. >> thank you for joining us. >> also, the weather. >> it is fantastic. how long will it last? >> one day at a time. outside right now here in the have 100% ofr, we sunshine. -is that we are losing minutes of daylight every day. tomorrow morning could be some spots into the height 30's. look at sterling right now. already 67 early this morning. it was into the 40's. in j.c. parks elementary school. another bundle up morning.
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our temperatures will be into 70's.d .ome marchers should come a 30 -- moisture should come. some showers could be in the morning and then they may shift to the north. throughout the week, into the 70's. our weather site. i posted pictures i took on the equinoxes saturday evening. this was looking out. the sunsets exactly in the west that day. tomorrow, it rises a little bit to the north. see the sun rise morning, too. and the sunset, too. back to you. whenill waiting the shot standing on your head. missing.as >> the nationals are standing on the head. >> they are getting it done. >> playoff time.
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.he nationals have their lead the good news, it is still a lead.me a ton of offensive help. ryan zimmerman crushes it. a three-run shot to center. the nationals wind. zimmerman gets his 12th win of the season. is the redskins golden boy. he is on a pedestal for rookie .b he uses his vast like and runs options place. by doing so, he was sacked six times yesterday. took 13 hits. how many more hits can he take? to 50, toe big guys, 80 guys who can run. run. guys who can
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i do not know if he will be able to last another five, six, seven games. healthy.im the ravens. a 31-30 wins. after he found out his brother died. >> he played with a heavy heart. my mom was watching. they did not know i was going to play until the last minute. i said i would play. they wanted me to play. -- it makes in it it so tough. >> i cannot possibly imagine. i could not take my eyes off of
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him the entire game.
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>> a piece of bethesda history soon disappear. after filling gas tanks and cars for 83 years, the n is closed now. an apartment complex is planned for their. the service station open on .in 19sin avenue f the times.anging o >> times have changed. see today, you still touches of the past. >> we wash the windows. >> full service.
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only station the offer it. >> that full service will end by week.d of this >> unfortunately. >> the family's -- time lease is up. the station is going to be by apartment complex. cuesta we need another high- rise? >> it would be a shame to lose them. >> there was a repetition -- for e -- for running an honest .hop >> people are worried about where they will take their cars. it will be tough. s been here for a long time. that will be the thing we will miss. i work here in the '50s when i was in high school. >> george marry the boss's daughter.
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he is overseeing the operation now. >> those who are not ready to , it is very sad. my wife, we are concerned. >> myself personally, the end of an era. >> the gas pumps will be turned end of this week. they say they hope a deal will that the repair shop another year. for we will yet -- we will let you know. abc 7 news at 6:00 starts right now. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> live and in hd, this is abc 7 news at 11:00. on your side. fromustration in maryland power customers who were starved for service they did not receive during the storm. pepco and other maryland power dompanies received extende outag

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